Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Sole Discretion

Laura | September 24th, 2010

We’ve all seen her…the woman on the bus carrying a purse, a briefcase, a lunch bag, and a tote. Some may refer to them as ‘bag ladies’ but in a big city, it’s hard for women not to carry literal ‘excess baggage’. One of the main causes? Shoes. Believe it or not, those three inch […]

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5 historic billboard campaigns (or everything old is new again)!

Mike | September 20th, 2010

Billboards and outdoor advertising have been around for almost 150 years now and in many  ways are precursors to, and cousins of, today’s online campaigns, both paid and viral.  Companies have been using techniques such as eye-catching design, creative content, and clever placement to create word-of-mouth and build buzz for their products dating back to […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

Laura | September 17th, 2010

Now, I may be the reigning champion of Christmas Party Beer Pong here at crowdSPRING (no big deal…) but this next company may have me beat. The Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory, located in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been supplying breweries all over the world with pure cultures of brewing yeast for over 130 years. For those of […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Fearless Women Entrepreneur Network

Laura | September 12th, 2010

From  Amelia Earhart to Wonder Woman to right here on cS, it’s no surprise to anyone that girls rule. That aside, it’s only natural that women are making a serious impact in the entrepreneurial world! Fearless Women Entrepreneur Network (or FWEN for short) posted a logo project on crowdSPRING and they need our community’s help. […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Anna Banana’s

Laura | September 3rd, 2010

Some may label me a shopaholic, others a connoisseur… either way I love a good consignment shop and the people of Boone, NC are about to get a great one. Boone is not only home to Appalachian State University but also of Anna Banana’s, a new consignment shop opening soon. Anna Lipford, the brains behind […]

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10 things entrepreneurs can learn from kids

Mike | August 30th, 2010

I have a couple of kids and, although they are getting older now and moving towards their own adult lives, I learn from them every day. Watching them grow, learn, and develop into individuals has taught me many lessons, including how to be a better entrepreneur. It is valuable to step back and consider ways […]

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Panelpicker time at SXSW! Let the voters decide!

Mike | August 23rd, 2010

It’s South by Southwest panel picker time again! August is when folks from around the world have the chance to view panel submissions for next year’s SXSW Interactive Festival and things are in full swing. First a shameless pitch – VOTE FOR US! Ross and I have submitted proposals for the 3rd year in a […]

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